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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 10.42% lower than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 14.24% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 23.02% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 2.14% lower than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 15.68% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 88.43% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿
(6.84 RM)
87.76 ฿
(10.00 RM)
     +46.26 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ฿
(91.16 RM)
526.53 ฿
(60.00 RM)
     -34.18 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 ฿
(17.09 RM)
105.31 ฿
(12.00 RM)
     -29.80 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 ฿
(6.84 RM)
105.31 ฿
(12.00 RM)
     +75.51 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 120.00 ฿
(13.67 RM)
131.63 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     +9.69 %
Cappuccino (regular) 74.46 ฿
(8.49 RM)
95.47 ฿
(10.88 RM)
     +28.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 17.86 ฿
(2.04 RM)
20.55 ฿
(2.34 RM)
     +15.03 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 9.76 ฿
(1.11 RM)
12.92 ฿
(1.47 RM)
     +32.40 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 189.12 ฿
(21.55 RM)
234.38 ฿
(26.71 RM)
     +23.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 37.65 ฿
(4.29 RM)
25.34 ฿
(2.89 RM)
     -32.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 22.68 ฿
(2.58 RM)
19.19 ฿
(2.19 RM)
     -15.38 %
Eggs (12) 60.09 ฿
(6.85 RM)
46.12 ฿
(5.26 RM)
     -23.25 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 337.55 ฿
(38.46 RM)
250.05 ฿
(28.49 RM)
     -25.92 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 61.11 ฿
(6.96 RM)
53.39 ฿
(6.08 RM)
     -12.62 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 181.55 ฿
(20.69 RM)
131.64 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     -27.50 %
Apples (1 lb) 50.27 ฿
(5.73 RM)
35.32 ฿
(4.02 RM)
     -29.75 %
Banana (1 lb) 20.79 ฿
(2.37 RM)
21.38 ฿
(2.44 RM)
     +2.82 %
Oranges (1 lb) 33.23 ฿
(3.79 RM)
28.08 ฿
(3.20 RM)
     -15.48 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.91 ฿
(2.27 RM)
18.66 ฿
(2.13 RM)
     -6.27 %
Potato (1 lb) 25.25 ฿
(2.88 RM)
14.55 ฿
(1.66 RM)
     -42.36 %
Onion (1 lb) 19.61 ฿
(2.23 RM)
13.73 ฿
(1.56 RM)
     -29.98 %
Lettuce (1 head) 32.50 ฿
(3.70 RM)
32.88 ฿
(3.75 RM)
     +1.18 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.41 ฿
(1.87 RM)
21.71 ฿
(2.47 RM)
     +32.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿
(68.37 RM)
526.53 ฿
(60.00 RM)
     -12.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 54.59 ฿
(6.22 RM)
86.48 ฿
(9.85 RM)
     +58.40 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 99.75 ฿
(11.37 RM)
129.77 ฿
(14.79 RM)
     +30.09 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 95.00 ฿
(10.83 RM)
149.18 ฿
(17.00 RM)
     +57.04 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(3.42 RM)
19.31 ฿
(2.20 RM)
     -35.65 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 ฿
(136.74 RM)
877.55 ฿
(100.00 RM)
     -26.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(3.99 RM)
26.33 ฿
(3.00 RM)
     -24.78 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 11.27 ฿
(1.28 RM)
21.18 ฿
(2.41 RM)
     +88.05 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(13.67 RM)
219.39 ฿
(25.00 RM)
     +82.82 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 108.01 ฿
(12.31 RM)
66.55 ฿
(7.58 RM)
     -38.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 850,000.00 ฿
(96,860.41 RM)
1,338,266.08 ฿
(152,500.00 RM)
     +57.44 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,033.72 ฿
(345.70 RM)
1,719.11 ฿
(195.90 RM)
     -43.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.97 ฿
(0.22 RM)
2.24 ฿
(0.26 RM)
     +13.84 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 618.47 ฿
(70.48 RM)
1,429.03 ฿
(162.84 RM)
     +131.06 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,151.56 ฿
(245.18 RM)
1,407.98 ฿
(160.44 RM)
     -34.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 258.33 ฿
(29.44 RM)
220.60 ฿
(25.14 RM)
     -14.61 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 200.00 ฿
(22.79 RM)
131.63 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     -34.18 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,168.26 ฿
(247.08 RM)
2,084.55 ฿
(237.54 RM)
     -3.86 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,431.60 ฿
(163.14 RM)
1,130.16 ฿
(128.79 RM)
     -21.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,174.29 ฿
(361.72 RM)
2,369.82 ฿
(270.05 RM)
     -25.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,665.52 ฿
(303.74 RM)
2,391.97 ฿
(272.57 RM)
     -10.26 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,304.35 ฿
(2,313.75 RM)
21,662.06 ฿
(2,468.47 RM)
     +6.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,489.58 ฿
(967.42 RM)
11,096.99 ฿
(1,264.54 RM)
     +30.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 64,218.44 ฿
(7,317.91 RM)
39,464.79 ฿
(4,497.15 RM)
     -38.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 25,545.45 ฿
(2,910.99 RM)
19,047.39 ฿
(2,170.51 RM)
     -25.44 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 13,580.13 ฿
(1,547.50 RM)
9,148.26 ฿
(1,042.48 RM)
     -32.63 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,794.78 ฿
(660.33 RM)
4,564.28 ฿
(520.12 RM)
     -21.23 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 23,833.33 ฿
(2,715.89 RM)
38,514.17 ฿
(4,388.82 RM)
     +61.60 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.77 4.70      -18.65 %
Last update: May, 2016May, 2016
Contributors:281444
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: THB